Updates from the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut Highlands

Archive for October, 2005

USDA Forest Service PA/CT Highlands Study Public Meetings: Connecticut

Thursday, October 27th, 2005 Posted in | No Comments »

10/27/2005 By Nancy Barnes Litchfield County Times NEW MILFORD-Topography has entered the election fray, with the preservation of ridgelines gaining advocates this week in both Republican and Democratic circles. Speaking at a GOP press conference Monday, Vivian Harris, who is running for ...

Highlands effort gets an airing

Friday, October 21st, 2005 Posted in | No Comments »

By Nancy Barnes New Milford Times The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service launched the first of its public listening sessions in New Milford Wednesday, as it sought input on areas in the Connecticut Highlands region of the Appalachian Mountain Range that ...

County next target of Highlands project:Thirty-two municipalities here will be included in federal effort to preserve forests in the Northeast

Thursday, October 20th, 2005 Posted in | No Comments »

By Ad Crable Lancaster New Era LANCASTER COUNTY, PA - The $110 million effort to protect forests, farms and open space in four northeastern states is setting its sights on Lancaster County.Thirty-two Lancaster County municipalities that contain South Mountain, Welsh ...

Nature lovers’ ideas sought: Preservation of Highlands, lakes set for discussion

Monday, October 17th, 2005 Posted in | No Comments »

By Robert Miller The News-Times If you're a hiker, a boater, or a lover of uncluttered scenery, you may want to free up two nights this week for some public participation. On Wednesday the public can get involved with planning for ...

Public input sought for study of State’s Highlands

Friday, October 14th, 2005 Posted in | No Comments »

By Lynda Wellman Staff Writer, New Milford Spectrum Northwest Connecticut, which is highlighted on the above map, is considered part of the Highlands Region being studied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service. A public meeting to discuss highlands ...